Bio The country cottage where Jane Austen lived and wrote her six novels, including the timeless Pride and Prejudice. The most treasured Austen site in the world. Location Chawton, Hampshire Tweets 4,5K Followers 13,0K Following 1,2K Account created 15-12-2011 10:52:11 ID 437400955
Buffer : Great to see Gill Hornby's #MissAusten and Janice Hadlow's #TheOtherBennetSister featured in The Guardian: buff.ly/2sXOy0o. We had lovely visits with both authors last year and look forward to reading their new books! Pan MacmillanPenguin Books UK 📚 📖
Buffer : Author of #MissAusten, Gill Hornby brings to life the giddiness Jane must have felt when she sat down to write this letter to Cassandra - a favourite in our Collection - soon after Pride and Prejudice was published. Read more here: buff.ly/36wZcdf.
Buffer : A very happy new year to you from all of us at Jane Austen's House! 🎉We re-open on 1 February after our annual closure period, but watch this space in the meantime for news, event and 🌟competitions 🌟 2020 is already off to a great start! 📚
Buffer : Looking for a way to wind down your 2019? If you havent already, have a listen to AustenVSBronte - our own Sophie Reynolds interviewed Gill Hornby in the Reading Room at Jane Austens House just before Christmas: buff.ly/2ZGDBMD Penguin Books UK
Buffer : #OnThisDay in 1815, the publication of Emma by Jane Austen was announced in The Morning Chronicle newspaper. Pictured here is Anya Taylor Joy starring as #Emma in the new adaptation by Autumn de Wilde, in theatres February 2020. Still popular 200 years later... 👏 👏
Buffer : #OnThisDay in 1817, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion were published posthumously, just a few months after Jane Austens death. This is the title page from a first edition in our collection. #AustenTreasures
iPhone : Only a few days left until the big day, pop in to our gift shop for your last minute Christmas shopping! 🎄🛍 We are open as usual up until 23 December and then we reopen on 27 until the end of the month. 👍
iPhone : And we’re off! Jane’s birthday celebrations are in full swing. Ros the pianist has been entertaining us and the Thirsty Forester is open, selling mulled wine 🍷 and mince pies from their pop up horse box bar!
iPhone : #JaneAusten’s birthday is tomorrow and Chawton will be alive with festive celebrations! 🌟 Book in advance for biggest discounts - bit.ly/2Ei8sVN - or enjoy half price entry on the day here and at ChawtonHouse. There will be mulled wine, carols and birthday cake. 🎄
Buffer : Don’t forget to apply for the Director job at Jane Austen’s House! Wouldn’t you love to work at a place like this? Still a month to go until the deadline, get your applications in: buff.ly/2HLyFiZ #MuseumJobs #ArtsJobs
iPhone : Following his visit the other week, Production Designer Grant Montgomery has written us a lovely piece on the Dining Room wallpaper (seen here with festive adornments) for the Collections pages of our website. Check it out 👉 bit.ly/2sZGuM9
Buffer : Kick off the silly season this Christmas by celebrating Janes birthday with us and ChawtonHouse on 16 December. Book your tix in advance - only £7 admission for both venues : buff.ly/35JO8JB. 🎂 🍷 🎹
Buffer : Gill Hornby and Penguin Random House 🐧🏠📚 paid us a visit to record a podcast about #MissAusten 📚 with our own Sophie Reynolds. Keep an ear out for it, soon to be broadcast on AustenVSBronte! 👒
iPhone : #OnThisDay in 1802, a young man called Harris Bigg-Wither proposed to Jane Austen and she accepted him. The following morning, Jane withdrew her acceptance, realising she had made a mistake. 💁♀️ #OTD